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Full text of "Voting precincts. : Division of wards"

[Document 63 — 1907.] 




REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON NEW DIVISION 
OF WARD 20 INTO VOTING PRECINCTS. 



In Board of Aldermen, February 25, 1907. 

The special committee of the Board of Aldermen 
appointed to prepare a plan for a new division of Ward 20 
into voting precincts, having considered the subject, respect- 
fully recommend the passage of the accompanying order. 

For the committee, 

Tilton S. Bell, 

Chairman. 
Report accepted. 

Ordered, That a new division into voting precincts be 
made of Ward 20, and said precincts are hereby constituted 
as follows : 

Fifteen Precincts — 9,652 Voters. 

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Greenwich and Freeport streets ; 
thence by the centre lines of Freeport street, Dorchester 
avenue, Hancock and Pleasant streets, Savin Hill avenue, to 
the centre line of the location of the Old Colony system of 
the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence by 
said centre line of location to its intersection with Columbia 
road ; thence by said Columbia road to the harbor line ; 
thence by the harbor line to Greenwich street extended; 
thence through the centre of Greenwich street extended to 
the point of beginning — 696 voters. 



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Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Savin Hill and Dorchester avenues ; 
thence by the centre lines of Dorchester avenue, Harbor View 
and Newport streets and Crescent avenue, to the centre line 
of the location of the Old Colony system of the New York, 
New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by the said centre 
line of location to its intersection with Savin Hill avenue to 
the point of beginning — 729 voters. 

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Dorchester avenue and Savin Hill 
avenue ; thence by the centre lines of Savin Hill avenue, 
Sawyer avenue, Cushing avenue, Salcombe street, S tough ton 
street and Columbia road, to Edward Everett square ; thence 
through the centre lines of East Cottage street, Crescent 
avenue, Newport street, Harbor View street and Dorchester 
avenue to the point of beginning — 652 voters. 

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Savin Hill avenue and Pleasant street; 
thence by the centre lines of Pleasant street, Hancock street, 
High street, Church street, Bowdoin street, Quincy street, 
Columbia road, Stoughton street, Salcombe street, Cushing 
avenue and Sawyer avenue to the point of beginning — 
717 voters. 

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Dorchester avenue and Adams street; 
thence through the centre lines of Adams street, Homes 
avenue, Draper street and Bowdoin street to Eaton square ; 
thence through the centre lines of Church street, High street 
and Hancock street to Dorchester avenue ; thence through 
the centre line of Dorchester avenue to Freeport street; 
thence through the centre line of Freeport street to the ward 
line; thence by said ward line through Greenwich street and 
Dorchester avenue to the point of beginning — 672 voters. 

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Geneva avenue and Bowdoin street; 
thence through the centre lines of Bowdoin street, Draper 
street and Homes avenue to Adams street ; thence by the 
centre lines of Adams street and Dorchester avenue to the 
intersection of the centre line of the location of the Shaw- 
mut branch of the New York, New Haven & Hartford 
Railroad ; thence by the said centre line of location to its 



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intersection with Geneva avenue ; thence through the centre 
line of Geneva avenue to the point of beginning — 760 
voters. 

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Park street and Washington street; 
thence by the centre lines of Washington street, Bowdoin 
street and Geneva avenue to the centre line of the location 
of the Shawmut branch of the New York, New Haven & 
Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre line of location 
to its intersection with the centre line of Park street; thence 
by the centre line of Park street to the point of beginning — 
598 voters. 

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Dorchester avenue and Centre avenue ; 
thence by the centre lines of Centre avenue, Centre street, 
Washington street and Park street to the centre line of the 
location of the Shawmut branch of the New York, New 
Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre line of 
location to its intersection with the centre line of Dorchester 
avenue ; thence by said centre line of Dorchester avenue to 
the point of beginning — 693 voters. 

Precinct Nine. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Washington street and Talbot avenue ; 
thence by the centre line of Talbot avenue to the centre line 
of the location of the Midland Division of the New York, 
New Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre line 
of location to its intersection with the centre line of Har- 
vard street ; thence by the centre lines of Harvard street, 
School street and Washington street to the point of begin- 
ning — 591 voters. 

Precinct Ten. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of the location of the Midland Division 
of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and the 
ward line ; thence by said ward line through Talbot avenue 
and Blue Hill avenue to the centre line of McLellan street; 
thence by the centre lines of McLellan street, Bradshaw 
street, Glenway street and Harvard street to the centre line 
of the location of the Midland Division of the New York, 
New Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence by the said centre 
line of location to the point of beginning — 617 voters. 

Precinct Eleven. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line : Beginning at the intersection 



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of the centre line of Harvard street and the centre line of 
the location of the Midland Division of the New York, New 
Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence by the centre lines of 
Harvard street, Glen way street, Bradshaw street and 
McLellan street to Blue Hill avenue ; thence by the centre 
line of Blue Hill avenue to Columbia road ; thence by the 
centre lines of Columbia road, Hewins street, Erie street and 
Washington street to the centre line of the location of the 
Midland Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford 
Railroad ; thence by the said centre line of location to the 
point of beginning — 530 voters. 

Precinct Tivelve. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line: Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre line of Harvard street and the centre line of 
the location of the Midland Division of the New York, New 
Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre line of 
location to its intersection with the centre line of Geneva 
avenue ; thence by the centre line of Geneva avenue to 
Bowdoin street ; thence by the centre lines of Bowdoin 
street, Washington street, School street and Harvard street 
to the point of beginning — 635 voters. 

Precinct Thirteen. — All that part of said ward lying 
within the following described line : Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Columbia road and Blue Hill 
avenue; thence through the centre line of Blue Hill avenue 
to Stanwood street; thence through the centre lines of Stan- 
wood street, Normandy street and Devon street to Columbia 
road; thence through the centre line of Columbia road to 
Wales place ; thence by the centre line of Wales place to the 
centre line of the location of the Midland Division of the 
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said 
centre line of location to its intersection with the centre line 
of Washington street ; thence by the centre lines of Wash- 
ington street, Erie street and Hewins street to Columbia 
road to the point of beginning — 512 voters. 

Precinct Fourteen. — All that part of said ward lying 
within the following described line : Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Bowdoin street and Geneva 
avenue; thence by the centre line of Geneva avenue to the 
centre line of the location of the Midland Division of the 
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said 
centre line of location to its intersection with the centre line 
of Columbia road ; thence by the centre line of Columbia 
road to the centre line of Quincy street; thence by the 
centre lines of Quincy street and Bowdoin street to the point 
of beginning — 736 voters. 



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Precinct Fifteen. — All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described line : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Blue Hill avenue and Stanwood street; 
thence by the centre lines of Blue Hill avenue, Quincy street 
and Columbia road to the centre line of the location of the 
Midland Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford 
Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to Wales 
place ; thence through the centre lines of Wales place, 
Columbia road, Devon street, Normandy street and Stan- 
wood street to the point of beginning — 514 voters. 



Passed. Approved by the Mayor, February 28, 1907. 

A true copy. 

Attest : 

Edward J. Donovan, 

City Clerk.